Loading...

EpicTV Shop Offers

Mad Rock Shark 2.0 Climbing Shoe
95.96 € 107.00 €
Mad Rock Drone HV
103.96 € 117.95 €
Mad Rock Solar
46.13 € 56.00 €

Alex Megos Nails First Ascent, Crazy Gritstone Soloing in Peak District

Alex Megos Nails First Ascent, Crazy Gritstone Soloing in Peak District

Date
13th May 2013
13th May 2013
Video views
438
Comments
0
Alexander Megos, the German teenager who made the world's first 9a onsight recently, has made the first ascent of what's probably the hardest route in Frankenjura, Classified, 9a+, on the Holzgauer wand. The new route, a 20m fiesta of small shallow pockets followed by even smaller shallower ones, is a direct exit to Guido Köstermeyer's Des Mos, 8b+, and was bolted by Christian Bindhammer some 10 years ago. It has since been tried unsuccessfully by both himself and Markus Bock. Will Atkinson has added a direct finish to the classic route Charlotte Rampling at Gardoms in the Peak District.This is a gritstone route with no gear at all. He has called it Hired Goons. Check out his video here: https://vimeo.com/64967928

Comments (0)

Login or sign up to be the first one to comment this video.